Kenya 11 days Top End
An 11 day Top End Safari trip to Kenya. This trip is child friendly because some accommodations have a swimming pool and you will have a private vehicle to drive you during this holiday. From
$ 3.995,- per person (minimum of 4 persons). Highlights: Masai Mara Game Reserve, Mount Kenya, Lake Baringo, Lake Nakuru.
A minimum of 4 people for this trip is necessary.
Number of days: 11 Days
Accomodation: Hotel & Lodges
From $ 3.995,- per person (minimum of 4 persons)
Sarova Stanley is amongst the few five star rated hotels in Nairobi. It launched itself into Kenyan history in 1902 by becoming the first luxury hotel in Nairobi and the gracious host to prominent world leaders, renowned authors, and international celebrities. Sarova Stanley retains much of its historical charm while at the same time offering all the luxuries and amenities of a five-star hotel.
Serena Mountain Lodge
We are by choice a small intimate safari camp offering personalized service. Our Camp comprises 10 spacious Guest Tents, tastefully decorated in safari-style with high quality furnishings. Each guest tent is designed with a separate bathroom en-suite, with modern shower and toilet, and a private verandah. All tents face East for guests to enjoy the spectacular sunrise over Meru National Park from the comfort of their beds. Night time is also beautiful for gazing at the stars – and sometimes even a shooting star…
Located inside the Samburu National Reserve in Northern Kenya, Samburu Sopa lodge is built atop high ground allowing panaromic views of the vastness of Samburu shrub land and the hills beyond.
The lodge is built to reflect the architectural heritage of the local communities whose sons and daughters make up the majority of the work force at the lodge. Fifteen cottages, each with two bedrooms are built in an arch formation on either side of the public areas to surround the waterhole but leaving a wide gap to allow the animals free movement to the water.
Mount Kenya Safari Club
With magnificent views of majestic Mount Kenya, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club Resort’s 120 luxuriously appointed hotel rooms, set in over 100 acres of landscaped gardens, offer a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Its no wonder this Nanyuki resort emerged a winner in the 2013 Travellers Choice Awards and that Travel & Leisure Magazine often positions it in the ‘World’s Top 50’ List. Originally the retreat of movie star and Club founder, William Holden, the Club’s illustrious former members have included Winston Churchill and Bing Crosby.
Lion Hill Sarova Lodge
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is nestled along the Lion Hill overlooking the spectacular flamingo pink rimmed Lake Nakuru. Its location affords panoramic views of the lake and the picturesque Lake Nakuru National Park. A short two-hour drive from Nairobi, Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is a favourite with residents and visitors to Kenya.
Sentrim Mara Lodge is located adjacent to the Masai Mara Game reserve, 3 km from Sekenani gate. The entire camp is spread over 100 acres of tranquil natural vegetation. The main guest area consists of the reception, lounge, restaurant, bar, fire place, pool bar, jacuzzi and swimming pool.
- Ground transport whilst on safari
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari
- Accommodation in double room or twin tent.
- All park entrance fees to include government taxes
- Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
- All game drives as detailed in the itinerary
- International flight
- Visas http://evisa.go.ke/evisa.html
- Items for personal nature
- Any other extras not detailed in this trip
On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International airport you will be met by your guide & vehicle,then transferred to the Stanley Hotel for overnight stay on breakfast basis.
After breakfast you will be picked up by your guide & vehicle, and set off by driving to Mount Kenya.
Arriving in time for lunch at Bantu Lodge. Mount Kenya rises to about 5199 m and as such is the tallest mountain Kenya.
The mountain has been recognized as a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site and a wildlife sanctuary.
Tea, dinner and overnight Serena Mountain lodge on breakfast and dinner basis.
Days 3 - 4
Day 3: This morning we drive across the Equator to the edge of the Northern Frontier where the game reserves Buffalo Springs, Shaba and Samburu are located. Here the terrain flattens out and has a distinct bush feel to it.
Day 4: Today the full day is dedicated to enjoying the unique beauty of the Samburu Game Reserve. The multi stemmed palms (Hyphaene compressa) that grow freely along the river, add to the dramatic scenery.
A healthy elephant population as well as big cats including cheetah and leopard make for a memorable Kenya safari.
Game drives, lunch, dinner and overnight at Samburu Lodge or simular
Early morning drive and then proceed to the world famous Mount Kenya Safari Club to relax and enjoy the facilities. Afternoon free to take an optional excursion to Ol Pejeta Game Sanctuary or even a fishing trip nearby (at an extra cost).
Dinner and overnight Mount Kenya Safari Club or similar on a breakfast, lunch and dinner basis
Morning drive via Nyahururu Falls down to Lake Baringo with picnic lunches. Later a drive to the beautiful Lake Baringo. In the evening a relaxing guided bird walk.
Dinner and overnight at Lake Baringo Club or similar on a breakfast, breakfast and dinner basis
Morning drive down the floor of the Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park. The park was once described as the most fabulous bird spectacle in the world and it spans an attractive range of wooded and bush grassland around the lake, offering wide ecological diversity – from the lake waters, woodland to the rocky escarpment and ridges.
After lunch, you will have an afternoon game drive which will give you the opportunity to view various wildlife both predatory and plains game, not forgetting the abundance of birdlife. This park also serves as home to both the white and black rhino.
Lunch, afternoon game drive, dinner and overnight at Lion Hill Sarova lodge or similar on a breakfast, lunch and dinner basis
Days 8 - 10
Masai Mara Game Reserve
Day 8: Breakfast, and depart for Masai Mara Game Reserve arriving in time for lunch and later an afternoon game drive.
A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration of millions of wildebeests, zebra, and gazelles from the Serengeti plains across the Tanzania border and Mara River to reach Masai Mara grazing fields.
The dramatic crossing of the river and the preying on the migrants by predators can be viewed early June to August. The Mara has got also thousand of species of bird life and plant life.
Day 9 – 10: The whole day is spent enjoying the untamed beauty of the Mara.
Picnic lunch can be organized in advance so that you can enjoy unhurried game viewing. Vast herds of wildebeest and zebra wander across the Mara grasslands, their numbers increasing during the annual migration from Serengeti. Lion, leopard and cheetah follow close behind, while crocodile and hippo congregate in the Mara and Talek rivers.
Lunch, afternoon game drive, dinner and overnight at Mara Serena Lodge or similar on a breakfast, lunch and dinner basis
Masai Mara - Nairobi
Early morning game drive followed by breakfast.
Return to Nairobi in time for lunch on own account.
This is already the end of a fantastic trip through Kenya.
This trip is child friendly because some accommodations have a swimming pool and you will have a private vehicle to drive you during this holiday.